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Craft Equipment, knitting needles

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A pair of long wooden knitting needles
Size
L 40cm
Object Registration
00603
Keywords
early settlers, craftwork, knitting, pioneers, moorabbin, bentleigh, ormond, cheltenham, market gardeners
Historical information
Early settlers in Moorabbin Shire had to be self reliant and made their own clothes and tools. Knitting was a necessary task for the women of the families of these pioneers.
When Made
c1880
Made By
Unrecorded early settler (Home carpenter)
Significance
Early settlers and market gardeners established their families in Moorabbin Shire and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the these families
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM